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Annual report 2003 - 2004



Annual report 2003 - 2004

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Department of the Chief Minister


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Made available via the Publications (Legal Deposit) Act 2004 (NT).






Northern Territory. Dept. of the Chief Minister -- Periodicals; Executive departments -- Northern Territory -- Periodicals

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90 DEPARTMENT OF THE CHIEF MINISTER O TH ER IN FO R M A TI O N TERRITORY DEVELOPMENT Lead Governments efforts to develop and facilitate major sustainable economic projects and promotion and marketing of the Territory in the following core areas: gas-based developments; developing business opportunities along the AustralAsia Trade Route; developing innovation and knowledge-based industries; marketing the Territory as a place to work, live and invest nationally and internationally; delivering specific (one-off) projects as directed by Government; providing advisory services to Government; and providing financial and other support to the Desert Knowledge Australia Corporation and the Desert Knowledge Cooperative Research Centre. Outcome Stimulate ongoing economic activity by broadening the Territorys economic base, maximising local industry participation in major projects and increasing employment opportunities. Performance Measures 2003-04 2003-04 Estimate Actuals Quantity Capacity to deliver projects $7.29M $7.02M and provide strategic advice Value of grants paid to Desert Knowledge $0.15M $0.15M Australia Corporation and the Desert Knowledge Cooperative Research Centre Quality Stakeholder satisfaction >80% 89% Timeliness Projects progressed and advice provided >80% 87% within required deadline NT RAILWAY Meet the Northern Territorys obligations and entitlements in relation to construction of the AustralAsia railway and ongoing management of the railway corridor through: implementation of land agreements associated with railway corridor acquisition; provision of financial and other support to the AustralAsia Railway Corporation; advice to Government and promotion of the AustralAsia railway; and debt and equity investments in the railway.

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